SimplifyMVT brings to you a weekly roundup of all the important happenings, news, and stories from the Medical Tourism Industry around the world. The Weekly MVT Capsule will simplify news for you to stay updated. In this edition, we cover news featuring from 1st October to 10th October.
1) Latest news on Medical Value Travel
3) Quote / Tweet of the week
4) Important days coming in next week 5) Quiz Answers
Turkish Airlines working to boost medical tourism with US
Türkiye is bidding to become a major destination in global medical tourism.
Q1. Bone Marrow Transplant if required, is for which type of cancer patient?
Q2. What is Full form PET scan required for Cancer treatment
Positive Emission Tomography
Positron Emission Tomography
Positional Emission Test
Answers to all these questions are given at the end of this email.
Quote of the week
Important Day's in Coming Week
Fiji Day is observed on October 10 each year. The Republic of Fiji is a small island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean, 1,100 miles northeast of New Zealand. Known for its archipelago (island groups) that contain hundreds of small islands, Fiji boasts pristine white beaches and a warm, breezy, tropical climate. Fiji Day is the culmination of Fiji Week, a period celebrating the Fijian people’s culture, religion, and history. It’s a time for happiness and festivities, but it’s also a time for introspection and remembrance. Fiji Day is celebrated in Australia and New Zealand as well.
World Mental Health Day
World Mental Health Day (10 October) is an international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. It was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global mental health organization with members and contacts in more than 150 countries. This day, each October, thousands of supporters come to celebrate this annual awareness program to bring attention to mental illness and its major effects on people's lives worldwide. In some countries, this day is part of an awareness week, such as Mental Health Week in Australia.
Prince Louis Rwagasore Day - Burundi
13th October 2022
Burundi Prince Louis Rwagasore Day is celebrated annually on October 13. It is a public holiday celebrated in Burundi, located in east-central Africa. The holiday was made to continuously commemorate the life of Louis Rwagasore, a Burundian prince and politician. He served as the second prime minister of Burundi for only two weeks until he was assassinated on October 13, 1961, which is why this day is chosen to be celebrated annually. He grew up with the intention and actions of reaching independence in the fight against Belgium. He had great ability in diplomatic relationships and was good at unifying Burundi.
Julius Nyerere day - Tanzania
Tanzania Mwalimu Nyerere Day is a public holiday in Tanzania observed on October 14th each year. This holiday commemorates the death of Julius Nyerere, the "father of the Nation", on this day in 1999. Julius Nyerere was born in March 1922. After working as a teacher, he was a founding member of the Tanganyika African National Union (TANU) and became a strong voice in the struggle for the independence of Tanganyika from Britain.
Yemen Liberation day - Yemen
Yemen Liberation Day in Yemen is celebrated annually on October 14. It is counted as an important public holiday in the Republic of Yemen. This holiday commemorates the start of the Uprising against British rule on this day in the year 1963. This holiday was particularly remarked on and revered by the southern part of Yemen as they were the ones who remained under British control, unlike North Yemen. This was only the beginning, as it took around four years to end the agonizing fight.
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Answers of the Quiz
Ans 1 : BMT is generally required for Blood Cancer patient